Monthly Archives: May 2011

RAINDROPS

RAINDROPS lyric Raindrops – I’m counting the raindrops and adding my teardrops to the rhythm of the rain; outside my window and here by my window I wait through the morning that was meant to be our day. Until the … Continue reading

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BATTLES

MEMORIAL DAY, MAY 30 We speak of battles bravely fought on this Remembrance day. We speak of those who went to war and gave their lives away. It’s right that we remember them, and raise Old Glory high. It’s right … Continue reading

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SHAPE

Why seek ye the living among the dead? Is there no higher plane on which to press your search? Why fill your hours with the empty building of mausoleums? He is not here! But if perchance he could be found … Continue reading

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MINNIE REMEMBERS

MINNIE  REMEMBERS God, my hands are old. I’ve never said that out loud before, but they are. I was so proud of them once. They were soft like the velvet smoothness of a firm, ripe peach. Now the softness is … Continue reading

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THE CITADEL

My soul is a crystal pool locked in a high mountain valley. The singing clarity of thought seeks ever to move into the flood of kindred awareness. A single stream flows from my citadel, as words and music bear testimony … Continue reading

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Earth Song

The world is still now. I wait in that deceptive silence that may or may not precede the muse. The world is still with that hushed awareness of unconquerable life waiting to cover the naked bones of winter with voluptuous … Continue reading

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In the Woods

I can hear the spring wind building before I feel the freshening breeze upon my face.  It stirs the trees in the orchard and sends before itself a million soft sighings.  And, as it passes on, I sit in the … Continue reading

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